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Notes 1 Vetruvius (∼27 bc) De Architectura. Trans. Morris Hicky Morgan, in 1914, ed. Tom Turner in 2000. 2 Wikipedia (2006) ‘Eurhythmy is beauty and fitness in the adjustments of the members. ’ 3 Groak, S. (1992) The Idea of Building: Thought and Action in the Design and Production of Building. London: E & FN Spon. 4 Egan, J. (1998) ‘Rethinking Construction’, in The Report of the Construction Task Force. London: DETR. 5 Latham, M. (1994) ‘Constructing the Team’, in Final Government Report of the Government Industry Review of Procurement and Contractual Arrangements in the Construction Industry.
2 He writes of the ethical responsibility of an architect: As for philosophy, it makes an architect high-minded and not self-assuming, but rather renders him courteous, just, and honest without avariciousness. This is very important, for no work can be rightly done without honesty and incorruptibility. Let him not be grasping nor have his mind preoccupied with the idea of receiving perquisites, but let him with dignity keep up his position by cherishing a good reputation. 10 Development of an ethical framework The idea of engineering was born and developed from the ancient Greek passion for science 300–400 years before Vetruvius.
1985) After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press. 12 Harrison, M. R. (2005) An Introduction to Business and Management Ethics. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 13 Ibid. 14 Rawls, J. (1971) A Theory of Justice. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press. 15 Nozick, R. (1974) Anarchy, State and Utopia. New York: Basic Books. 16 Kant, I. (1785) Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals. Trans. J. Paton. New York: Harper & Row, 1964. 17 Fletcher, J. (1966) Situation Ethics.